Diamond Cut Grades
Excellent- this is the best grade cut that is achievable. Diamonds with this cut have maximum fire and brilliance. The diamond reflects nearly all of the light that enters the diamond, creating exceptional sparkle and fire.
Very Good- diamond with this cut reflects most of the light that enters the diamond. It produces superior fire and brilliance. Under normal lighting conditions, appears very similar to excellent cut but for a lower price.
Good- diamonds with this cut reflect a majority of the light that enters the diamond, for an above average appearance. An excellent value compared to higher cuts.
Fair- diamonds with this cut allow much of the light entering the diamond to escape from the sides or bottom, reducing perceived fire and brilliance. More acceptable in diamond of less than .75 carats, where differences in sparkle are more difficult to perceive.
Poor – diamond with this cut allow most of the light entering the diamond to escape from the sides or bottom. The diamond may appear noticeably dull and lifeless, even to en untrained eye. We do not offer any diamond that have a poor cut.
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